William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

Current Exhibits


Natural Conditions

On view April 26–May 18, 2019 Opening Reception: Saturday, April 27, 5-7 pm Student Walk Through: Friday, May 3, 2 pm Natural Conditions investigates the perceived world–whether emotional, physical, psychological or imaginative.… Read More

Upcoming Exhibits


Multiple Ones: Contemporary Perspectives in Printmedia

18 contemporary printmaking artists redefine the genre… Read More

The Last Breath: Art of Qiang Zhang

Chinese artist Qiang Zhang uses our understanding of, and sympathy for, animals to express what non-visible, internal struggles for humans can look and feel like.… Read More

Past Exhibits

Pathos Along a Contemporary Frontier: Border Paintings by Rigoberto Alonso Gonzalez 
Provocative and disturbing paintings of life and violence in the Rio Grande Valley. They encourage the viewer to reorient their sense of the cultural center and reimagine implications from the perspective of those living along the US/Mexico border.

Traces: Revealing Secrets in Art and History
This exhibit offers a behind-the-scenes look at the procedures and techniques art "detectives" use to investigate what secrets artworks hold

Mapping Meaning: Adventures in Cartography
This exhibit presents a variety of beautiful maps and ways of reading them, combined with objects from the times they were created, dating from the 16th century to today

In Situ: Works from the William Rolland Collection
In this exhibit, we reimagine the William Rolland Collection through the lens of placing its objects in space and time.

From digital to traditional media, Cal Lutheran presents a compilation of student work from the Art Department's graduating class of 2018.

Siona Benjamin: Blue like Me
Indian-born, New York-based artist Siona Benjamin creates a unique visual language that presents her transcultural, transnational view of the world.

Biomythography: Currency Exchange
The Currency Series investigates multiple forms of currency, in particular, cultural currency and the ways in which they are encoded and decoded in our contemporary culture, juxtaposing works by artists from Los Angeles and Costa Rica.

The Tract Project
Focusing on the power of paper pamphlets, leaflets, and tracts, this exhibit features free tracts visitors can take home for themselves.

Art in a Time of Reformation: Works from the Rodolfo Sanzana Collection
To coincide with the 500 year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, works mostly from the mid-16th century are featured.

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